Gösta Eriksson

Centre forward for IFK Göteborg 1941/42-1942/43

2 seasons, 9 games and 0 goals

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Gösta Eriksson

Full name: Bo-Gösta Valdemar Eriksson
Born: 1922-01-01 in Göteborg | 1
Home-grown player
Win percentage (known games): 60%
Swedish champion in 1941-42


Bo-Gösta Valdemar Eriksson was born on January 1, 1922 in Göteborg and made his IFK Göteborg debut in the 1941/42 season, which was also the debut season of team mate Rune Emanuelsson. Eriksson was part of IFK Göteborg's youth program before making his debute with the first team, and is as a result of that regarded by the club as a home-grown player. At 20 years, 4 months and 28 days, on May 31, 1942, he took part his first competetive game against IFK Norrköping in an Allsvenskan game that ended 2–1. He spent two seasons with the IFK Göteborgs first team, and during his career he played in 9 first team games. Out of these 9 first team games, 6 were Allsvenskan games.

Gösta Eriksson is with his 6 Allsvenskan games number 400 on the list of those who have competed in most Allsvenskan games for IFK Göteborg. Eriksson won the Swedish championship with IFK Göteborg in 1941-42. Eriksson passed away in 1989, 67 years old.

Statistics per season

SeasonLeagueSvenska cupenFriendliesOthers Total
1942/433 / 003 / 006 / 0
1941/423 / 00003 / 0

Other statistics

Win percentage 60%
Win percentage in Allsvenskan 66.7%

Statistics per type of game

Games Goals Goal avg.

5 games and 0 goals in the database

Date Game ResultGame typePositionGoalsAssists
1942-08-10IFK Göteborg – Lundby IFW 2–1 (2–0)Distriktsmästerskapet, Quarter finalCentre forward00
1942-07-22IFK Trollhättan – IFK Göteborg L 1–0 (0–0)FriendlyCentre forward00
1942-06-14Malmö FF – IFK Göteborg L 2–0 (0–0)Allsvenskan, Week 22 Centre forward00
1942-06-07IFK Göteborg – Reymersholms IKW 3–0 (1–0)Allsvenskan, Week 21 Centre forward00
1942-05-31IFK Göteborg – IFK NorrköpingW 2–1 (1–1)Allsvenskan, Week 20 Centre forward00